She wished such words unsaid with all her heart
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I am not one of those who neglect the reigning power to bow to the rising sun
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.
She did not really like her. She would not be in a hurry to find fault, but she suspected that there was no elegance, ease, but not elegance... Her person was rather good; her face not unpretty; but neither feature nor air, nor voice, nor manner were elegant.
She went, however, and they sauntered about together many a half hour in Mr. Grant's shrubbery, the weather being unusually mild for the time of year, and venturing sometimes even to sit down on one of the benches now comparatively unsheltered, remaining there perhaps till, in the midst of some tender ejaculation of Fanny's on the sweets of so protracted an autumn, they were forced by the sudden swell of a cold gust shaking down the last few yellow leaves about them, to jump up and walk for warmth.
Men of sense, whatever you may choose to say, do not want silly wives.
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Running away will never make you free.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld